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Kathy Keatley Garvey

Draw a bug, win a shirt at Bohart open house

How creative are you a drawing a bug? A ladybug? Honey bee? Bumble bee? Or other insect? Visitors to the open house at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on Saturday are invited to draw a bug and enter it into a contest for a free insect-related T-shirt. The open house, free and open to the […]

December 13, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

What’s the buzz? Bohart Museum open house draws a crowd

A bee observation hive, a bumble bee nest and assorted bee specimens proved to be the highlights of the Bohart Museum of Entomology’s open house on Sunday. Museum staffers and volunteers welcomed guests from 1 to 4 p.m. The theme was “Insect Societies.” Several open houses remain in the 2012-13 academic year. All are free and […]

November 21, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Harvard expert will speak on butterflies

Brightly colored Heliconius butterflies, known for their mimicry, are involved in triggering the evolution of new species, says James Mallet, a distinguished lecturer at Harvard University, who will speak Wednesday at UC Davis. Mallet will discuss “Hybridization, Mimicry and the Origin of Species in Heliconius Butterflies” from 12:10 to 1 p.m. in Room 1022 of […]

November 16, 2012 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Museum open house dispels myths about ‘deadly’ insects

A pre-Halloween party Saturday at UC Davis’ Bohart Museum of Entomology promises to be an educational and fun event for the entire family. Organizers are urging attendees to wear their Halloween costumes to the open house, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Bohart Museum, 1124 Academic Surge on Crocker Lane, formerly California Drive. The event is free […]

October 25, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Eagle Scout project is one to bee-hold

Special to The Enterprise It wasn’t about mending fences, but building one. As his Eagle Scout project, 17-year-old Derek Tully of Davis planned, organized and built a state-of-the-art fence around the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a half-acre pollinator garden at UC Davis. The public garden, adjacent to the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research […]

October 09, 2012 | Posted in Next Generation | Tagged ,

New UC Davis Honey Center hosts debut event

If you want to learn more about bees, honey and pollination, then you’ll want to attend the debut event of the newly formed Honey and Pollination Center at UC Davis. Themed “Bounty of Pollination: More Than Just Honey,” the event is set from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Silverado Vineyards Sensory […]

September 26, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,
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